TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – An arrest has been made in the case of a pedestrian killed in a hit and run in Tupelo.
Tyler Jernigan, 19, was charged with Leaving Scene of Accident with Injury/Death.
Tupelo PD said Jernigan contacted investigators through legal counsel wishing to make a statement regarding the Decemeber 20 death of a pedestrian.
The victim, Brandi Oliver, 42, of Birmingham, was found deceased on North Front Street after apparently being struck by a car.
Bond was set at $10,000.